Travel Photography Photos tagged as towns
This was one of the earliest streets in New Castle, Delaware.
This is the second Read house on The Strand. George Read Sr. signed the Declaration of Independance, but his original house eventually burned down. This one was built by his son, and was the grandest mansion in Delaware until the DuPont's came along.
The town dock was on the Delaware River here. Many famous people passed through here between boats to/from Philadelphia and a stagecoach here to/from Washington D.C. and the southern states, this was a major conduit between the northern & southern olonies.
First arrived in Jamestown in 1610 and was the 1st Governor, although mostly in name as he returned to England in 1611 leaving a deputy in charge. He died during a return voyage in 1618.
The New Castle Courthouse has a full exhibit on the escape of Maryland slave through Deleware, her imprisonment, trial and eventual freedom.
This is a fictional painting to show many of the early groups involved with the founding of New Castle (& Delaware), the Dutch, English, Swedes and Native Americans
This room on the second floor of the Courthouse was where the Colonial Assembly for Delaware met. On June 15th, 1776 they voted to approve separation from Britian (and while they were at it, Pennsylvania). June 15th is now a State holiday - "Separation Day"
This is a painting from when Wm. Penn was about 22, before joining the Quakers (after which he wouldn't have worn armor). He acquired the three counties of Delaware to protect access to his Pennsylvania colony via the Delaware River.
Part of the city of Cape May is visible from the top of the lighthouse.
This was typical of some of the towns we drove through in western Pennsylvania, not particularly attractive.
This is the old downtown main street, now a registered historic landmark.
Spring in Cantobre
A church right out of the town
Old big house
Peratallada is situated near Girona, in the north east of Spain
And yet another one
New house with old looks
One of the little exits from the wall zone